Spanish Court Orders Investigation for 6 Bush-Era Officials

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Generally, truth commissions are bodies established to research and report on human rights abuses over a certain period of time in a particular country or in relation to a particular conflict. I recently post that Sen Patrick Leahy has been trying to create one. Unfortunately, it seems unlikely to become reality. However, according to news […]

Deadly Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis

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Minneapolis major interstate bridge, Interstate 35W, was jammed with rush-hour traffic when it suddenly broke into huge sections and collapsed into the Mississippi River yesterday. Authorities lowered the death toll from an interstate bridge collapse to four. Officials have said that the eight-lane Interstate 35W bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, was in the midst of […]

Forgetting Our Place

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Hey what is going on here, it seems the day after Ciro Rodriguez was elected; Homeland Security’s Gestapo went on another raid. (hat tip to Nezua at The Unapologetic Mexican). I guess we have forgotten “our place” and how we should thank our master’s for allowing us to lick their boots. Not really, this is […]

McKinney Steps Up to the Plate

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On Friday, outgoing Georgia Rep. [tag]Cynthia McKinney[/tag] has filed articles of [tag]impeachment[/tag] against President [tag]George W Bush[/tag], Vice President [tag]Dick Cheney[/tag], and Secretary of State [tag]Condoleezza Rice[/tag]. McKinney charges that Bush, Cheney, Rice and Rumsfeld manipulated intelligence and lied to justify war, and that Bush abused the Office of the Presidency by engaging in illegal […]

Rumsfeld to Face War Crimes Claim Again

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Last month, a coalition of human rights groups filed a criminal complaint in Germany strongly claiming that high-ranking US civilian and military officials were engaged in war crimes in Iraq and at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The lawsuit requests a criminal investigation and prosecution against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and thirteen other high-ranking U.S. Officials […]

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